What is the Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)

Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) indicates successful completion of coursework assigned to earn credit for the taken course. To meet SAP standards, students must maintain a CGPA of 2.0 in all taken courses. A student has failed to meet SAP standards and may qualify for a “warning” period to one term of Study.

When students requiring submitting an appeal, they must provide:

  1. Why do they believe the university should have a grade adjustment? The burden to prove students’ believes rest with the students to demonstrate.
  2. Submit any documentation that confirms the taken circumstances and date(s) during which it occurred.
    – If the students appeal accepted by the university, course grades will be updated accordingly.

SAP is evaluated based on grades posted at the end of each study term and before the beginning of the upcoming study term (defined as eight weeks of academic study).

The university shall use the following subjects in each study term SAP evaluation

  • Cumulative grade point average (qualitative)
  • Credit hour completion/Program Pace (quantitative)